Protesters march to the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, to call for a time out on genetically engineered crops. They went inside to listen to Monsanto lobbyists as they testify before the House Agriculture Committee. Vermont lawmakers are in the process of passing a bill that requires labeling on GMOs. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Vermont GMO Labeling Bill Inching Ahead, Slowed By Threat Of Monsanto

(MintPress)-The Vermont state legislature is inching closer to passing a bill requiring labels on all products containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs); but advocates are concerned that powerful agribusiness firms, like Monsanto, will succeed in stalling the bill and blocking consumers’ rights to know what is in their food. “Today, 80 percent of all packaged foods sold […]